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Cycling: Mittelland-Route

Aare, Three-Lakes-Country & Lake Geneva

The pleasant ride along the varied Mittelland Route is mostly on traffic-free paths, along lakes and rivers, through wide plains and peaceful valleys, towns and villages, industry and agricultural land. Surprising insight in to the fascinating everyday life of Switzerland’s Mittelland, an exciting, easy ride on a mostly traffic-free route from Aarau to Lac Léman. 

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Itinerary

Through the Furt-valley of the Limmat, the bathing spot Baden, and on to marvel at the Gothic stained glass windows in Königsfelden.

approx. 30 km
215 m
300 m

Admire the yellow irises of the river Aare floodplain, followed by a leisurely ride on the Aare dam to Zofingen.

approx. 45 km
285 m
215 m

Today the tour leads past the Aare to Solothurn, the most beautiful baroque-town in Switzerland.

approx. 45 km
330 m
340 m

Continue to Nidau near Biel. Located at the foot of the Jura Mountains, Biel is also known as the largest bilingual city in Switzerland and the gateway to the Three Lakes Country.

approx. 30 km
240 m
240 m

A pleasant ride through the three lakes country. The little medieval town of Murten on the south-east bank of the lake of the same name has preserved its original appearance, with the picturesque alleyways of the Old Town and the pleasant shady arcades. 

From medieval Murten to the small city Avenches. The small town of Avenches lies in the wide Broye Plain between the Lakes of Neuchâtel and Murten in the canton of Vaud near the border to the canton of Fribourg. This former capital of Roman Helvetia has a rich and valuable heritage from Roman times.

approx. 50 km
525 m
495 m

Now back to Lake Neuchatel. chirping in the reeds, waves lapping at the gentle shore, the Jura is shimmering in the distance. Over 100 species of birds breed in the Grande Cariçaie, the 40-km-long marsh and reed belt along the southern shores of the lake. 

approx. 45 km
290 m
295 m

Flat and fertile: Plaine de l’Orbe, framed by Roman mosaics and the rolling hills of Vaud. In Mormont, the watershed of the Rhone and Rhine. Change of scene from the wild waters of the Venoge to the small silver «sea» of Lac Léman. After arrival in Lausanne individual departure.

approx. 55 km
490 m
545 m

Tour character

The route is mostly flat and leads through the Swiss mittelland. It is perfect for family bike tours with children. Mostly car-free and on natural field and forest paths. 

The Mittelland Route at SwitzerlandMobility

Prices & Dates

All data at a glance
Place of arrival: Zürich-Regensdorf
  Season 1
20.03.2021 - 26.03.2021
10.04.2021 - 07.05.2021
18.09.2021 - 17.10.2021

every day
Season 2
27.03.2021 - 09.04.2021
08.05.2021 - 17.09.2021

every day
Mittelland-Route Zürich-Regensdorf - Lausanne, Hostel-tour, CH-OSRZL-07X
Base price
679.-
685.-

Category: Overnight stay in shared rooms in youth hostels, middle class hotel in Yverdon-les-Bains

Season 1
Mar 20, 2021 - Mar 26, 2021
Apr 10, 2021 - May 7, 2021
Sep 18, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021
every day
Season 2
Mar 27, 2021 - Apr 9, 2021
May 8, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021
every day
Mittelland-Route Zürich-Regensdorf - Lausanne, Hostel-tour, CH-OSRZL-07X
Base price
679.-
685.-

Category: Overnight stay in shared rooms in youth hostels, middle class hotel in Yverdon-les-Bains

Season 1
Mar 20, 2021 - Mar 26, 2021
Apr 10, 2021 - May 7, 2021
Sep 18, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021
Season 2
Mar 27, 2021 - Apr 9, 2021
May 8, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021
Zürich-Regensdorf
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Lausanne
Extra night dormitory
85.-
125.-
55.-
85.-
125.-
55.-
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Zürich-Regensdorf
  Season 1
Mar 20, 2021 - Mar 26, 2021
Apr 10, 2021 - May 7, 2021
Sep 18, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021

every day
Season 2
Mar 27, 2021 - Apr 9, 2021
May 8, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021

every day
Zürich-Regensdorf
Extra night double room (BB) 85.- 85.-
Extra night single room (BB) 125.- 125.-
Lausanne
Extra night dormitory 55.- 55.-
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Countrybike 27-speed
Electric bike
125.-
249.-
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Travel documents digital only (reduction per room)
-30.-
Prices per person in CHF

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Services & Information

Services

Included:

  • 6 overnights incl. Breakfast
  • Daily luggage transport
  • Guide book
  • Detailed tour documentation (1 x per room)
  • GPS-data available
  • 7-day Helpline

Please note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
Information

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Car park in Zürich-Regensdorf. Approx. CHF 5.- per day.
  • Return journey from Lausanne via Zürich to Regensdorf-Watt. Duration: approx. 3 hours.
Travel Documents

Travel documents "analogous"

By default, your travel package includes a set of travel documents, which we will transmit you in advance. The following documents will inform you about your tour:

  • Travel program with all organizational details
  • Official guidebook «Cycling Switzerland»
  • Maps for your biking and/or hiking routes
  • Detailed maps about your stage locations
  • Detailed programme day-by-day

Travel documents "digital"

If you select the option "digital travel documents" when booking, we will provide you with all documents for your trip in a digital form. You will receive a small set of documents with the following content:

  • Manuals for the use of necessary apps
  • luggage tags
  • eventual vouchers

En route you will inform yourself easily with the app of SwitzerlandMobility and other free apps. Background information and all other documents are electronically assigned and can be downloaded to your mobile phone in advance.

Since this option saves resources and costs, a discount of CHF 30.- per room is offered.

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